Vetco Animal Hospital

Aimee Kompel, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Royal Veterinary College, University of London
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Kompel grew up in Emerson a small town in northern New Jersey. She graduated with a BS in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1999 and from there traveled to the United Kingdom to complete her veterinary studies. A 5year veterinary program at the University of London�s Royal Veterinary College in England was completed in 2004. Ever since graduating vet school she�s been a small animal practitioner in New Jersey concentrating on dogs and cats.

Prior to joining the our team, Dr. Kompel worked for a small animal practice in her hometown. She took part in rescue and feral cat programs such as the grey hound rescue and FOCAS (Friends of the Bergen County Animal Shelter). She spent about 3 years at the Emerson Animal Hospital before making her move to southern NJ.

She now lives in Burlington County with her dog Hendon and six furry kids; her cats Tom, Sophie, Sabras, Clark, Pita, Tegan and Hobbs. Tegan and Hobbs are purebred classic silver tabby British short hairs from England. Tom is a rescue from the FOCAS program. Sophie is a rescue from an animal shelter and Clark was adopted through Vetco�s VAF program.

When not practicing veterinary medicine Dr. Kompel enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading. She�s walked the Great Wall of China and made her way to the top of the Masada in Israel.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, our recommendations for referrals are as follows:

NorthStar Vets 315 Robbinsville Allentown Road Robbinsville, NJ 08691
(609) 259-8300

RedBank Vet Hospital Cherry Hill -1425 Marlton Pike East Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-4394

Mt. Laurel Animal Hospital - 220 Mount Laurel Road Mount Laurel, New Jersey, 08054 (856) 234-7626